Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

According to a recent study, employees suffering from depression cost employers more than $44 billion per year in lost productivity, with over 81 percent of that decreased productivity coming in the form of presenteeism, or the practice of going to work despite illness or anxiety and commonly resulting in reduced productivity. Before getting to my tips on how management can get started with this mission, it’s important to review the various definitions of mental health.

Leading with Trust

Great Leadership By Dan

Employers underestimate the importance of personal and career development on employee retention, vastly overestimating the importance of salary and benefits. Leaders who fail to invest in skill development for team members implicitly enforce a rigid hierarchy that inhibits innovation. A lack of leadership development also undermines a key aspect of culture that drives high-performance: trust. Guest post by Paul J.

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Where are you on the management scale of newbie to expert hacker?

Ask Atma

Three Levels of Management. As a starting place we can look at three general levels or grades of management. Beginner’s Management [Newbie or Management 1.0]. Fundamentals of managing an organization : (Forecast & Plan) – Examining the future and drawing up a plan of action. Fundamentals of being a manager : They ask “what needs to be done?”. They develop action plans. Informed Management [Experienced User or Management 2.0].

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135 Powerful Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions

HR Digest

Conceptualized and managed ‘Princeton Bhangra League’ for +200 residents to foster a welcoming and collaborative community, increase campus involvement, personal competencies, and provide opportunities for students to meet new people. If you are a job seeker who wants to gain a creative leadership position, you want to pick action verbs that best describe your leadership and management skills. Developed. CREATIVE MANAGEMENT. It’s easy to get resume action verbs wrong.

Possibility Maximizer: Maxim Health Systems' Flu and Wellness Podcast

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Successories Motivational Products Talent Managment Magazine Testing and Assessments - An Employers Guide to Good Practices Testing and Assessments - DOL The Rainmaker Group - Possibility Maximization An amazing group of people commited to making a difference in the world they live - one soul, one organization, one Customer Experience at a time.

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Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Harvard Business

Physical, behavioral and mental health issues such as obesity, hypertension, smoking, depression, anxiety, poor sleep, and alcohol dependence can create costs for employers through higher medical claims, reduced employee productivity and performance, absenteeism, presenteeism, and short-term disability. So what can companies do to help their employees develop healthy habits while traveling? Eric Raptosh Photography/Getty Images.

What I’ve Learned from Talking About My Bipolar Disorder at Work

Harvard Business

I returned to work the following day, and my office manager dressed me down in front of the entire office because I had been seen out while off sick. I worked with my manager as well as our HR team to ensure they were in the loop and could provide me with support through the process. thomas vogel/Getty Images. Many years ago, I had to take some time off work for depression. I had a sick note from the doctor, and had disclosed that it was mental health–related.

In Defense of Corporate Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

The RAND study summarizes it this way: “Consistent with prior research, we find that lifestyle management interventions as part of workplace wellness programs can reduce risk factors, such as smoking, and increase healthy behaviors, such as exercise. According to the RAND study, the most common offerings — available in roughly 75% of all wellness initiatives — are on-site vaccinations and “lifestyle management” programs for smoking cessation, weight loss, good nutrition, and fitness.

This Coalition of 20 Companies Thinks It Can Change U.S. Health Care

Harvard Business Review

For too long, employers have outsourced management of their employees’ health care benefits to those with little incentive to improve value. To achieve better care, employers need to work with providers to determine the conditions that are generating the greatest direct and indirect costs and to develop measurable quality goals. Human resource management Operations management Supply chain Article